Canada

Canada’s most dangerous cities: Auto theft

Something must be working—the Canadian rate is down 40 per cent in the past decade

From Canada’s most dangerous cities: 2010:

The Canadian rate is 321 vehicles stolen per 100,000 population, and in the past decade, it fell 40 per cent, which suggests all those safety features must be working.

RANK
CITIES
PERCENTAGE DIFFERENCE WITH THE NATIONAL RATE
1 Fort McMurray, Alta. 208.95%
2 Joliette, Que. 200.84
3 Surrey, B.C. 175.98
4 Kelowna, B.C. 140.17
5 Brantford, Ont. 132.40
6 Edmonton, Alta. 122.05
7 Grande Prairie, Alta. 117.53
8 Winnipeg, Man. 108.85
9 Langley Township, B.C. 107.05
10 Saskatoon, Sask. 106.83
11 New Westminster, B.C. 102.87
12 Chilliwack, B.C. 100.65
13 Regina, Sask. 90.89
14 Prince George, B.C. 87.68
15 Red Deer, Alta. 83.59
16 Abbotsford, B.C. 81.38
17 Maple Ridge, B.C. 74.08
18 Maskoutains, Que. 71.92
19 Hamilton, Ont. 66.40
20 Drummondville, Que. 62.88
21 Burnaby, B.C. 61.66
22 Granby, Que. 55.99
23 Victoriaville, Que. 52.90
24 Terrebonne, Que. 46.69
25 Laval, Que. 43.73
26 Trois-Rivières, Que. 42.51
27 Montréal, Que. 41.70
28 Saint-Jérôme, Que. 40.42
29 Nanaimo, B.C. 39.89
30 Calgary, Alta. 33.81
31 Victoria, B.C. 32.12
32 St-Eustache, Que. 30.25
33 Shawinigan, Que. 24.08
34 Longueuil, Que. 24.05
35 Thérèse-De-Blainville, Qc. 22.86
36 Port Coquitlam, B.C. 19.27
37 Repentigny, Que. 17.43
38 Kamloops, B.C. 14.38
39 London, Ont. 10.45
40 Coquitlam, B.C. 7.98
41 St.Jean-Sur-Richelieu, Que. 0.03
42 Brome-Missisquoi, Que. -0.41
43 Delta, B.C. -3.84
44 Mirabel, Que. -5.09
45 Sorel-Tracy, Que. -5.12
46 Lethbridge, Alta. -10.08
47 Vancouver, B.C. -10.36
48 Belleville, Ont. -10.92
49 Alma, Que. -13.76
50 Richmond, B.C. -13.79
51 Cornwall, Ont. -15.75
52 Richelieu Saint-Laurent, Que. -19.59
53 St. Catharines, Ont. -20.84
54 Sherwood Park, Alta. -21.09
55 Saguenay, Que. -23.15
56 Toronto, Ont. -25.95
57 North Vancouver, B.C. -27.20
58 Windsor, Ont. -28.01
59 Peel Region (Mississauga/Brampton), Ont. -30.76
60 St. Albert, Alta. -31.04
61 Sudbury, Ont. -32.66
62 Kitchener, Ont. -33.56
63 Norfolk, Ont. (Opp) -33.81
64 Sherbrooke, Que. -34.53
65 Chatham-Kent, Ont. -35.28
66 Gatineau, Que. -35.62
67 Ottawa, Ont. -37.52
68 Moncton, N.B. -37.74
69 Québec, Que. -37.96
70 Salaberry-De-Valleyfield, Que. -38.40
71 Roussillon, Que. -38.46
72 Medicine Hat, Alta. -39.52
73 Blainville, Que. -41.52
74 Saint John, N.B. -44.73
75 Thunder Bay, Ont. -46.57
76 Halifax Region, N.S. -48.29
77 Saanich, B.C. -48.94
78 Vaudreuil-Soulange, Que. -49.78
79 N. Vancouver District, B.C. -50.09
80 Barrie, Ont. -51.03
81 Lévis, Que. -53.46
82 Sault Ste. Marie, Ont. -53.46
83 Sarnia, Ont. -56.86
84 Guelph, Ont. -57.42
85 York Region (Markham/Vaughn), Ont. -57.80
86 Fredericton, N.B. -57.86
87 Kingston, Ont. -58.20
88 Wellington County, Ont. -58.67
89 Durham Region (Oshawa/Whitby/Ajax), Ont. -60.01
90 Peterborough, Ont. -60.61
91 Innisfil, Ont. -60.95
92 Châteauguay, Que. -61.45
93 Cape Breton, N.S. -61.48
94 St. John’s, Nfld. -61.92
95 West Vancouver, B.C. -66.13
96 Oakville, Ont. -66.34
97 Nottawasaga, Ont. -67.78
98 Caledon, Ont. -69.00
99 Rimouski, Que. -72.24
100 North Bay, Ont. -75.05